Korea University Korean language school


  • New buildings and modern facilities are attractive
  • 5minutes from the nearby subway station(Anam station)

School introduction

Korea University is located in the outskirts of Seoul and is well known to people with the nickname “KU =Korea University”. Now, we are making efforts to globalize the campus with the slogan “Global KU frontier Spirit”. As for international exchange, we are actively studying exchange with universities around the world including Japan, and many foreign students are learning Korean language at Korea university`s language school every year.


The intensive Korean language course offers four semesters in spring, summer, autumn and winter in one year, and 10 weeks in one semester.

The intensive Korean language course is a communication-oriented integrated education program that integrates speaking, listening, reading and writing. It enhances communication skills through real-life-related task activities.

Object and criteria

  • A high school diploma or the equivalent is the minimum requirement for admission to Korean Language Education Center
  • Those who want to register for more than 6 months(more than 2 semesters)

Documents required for admission

  • Application form
  • A copy of passport
  • A diploma or certificate of graduation
  • A bank certificate of deposit balance(over US $9,000)

Study procedures

Step 1.  Submit application form &
required documents

Step 2.  Document evaluation period
(Approx. 2weeks)

Step 3.  After passing document evaluation, make payment of tuition fee

Step 4.  Issue standard admission letter

Step 5.  Apply for a visa

Step 6.  Enter Korea accommodating course schedule

※ You can apply for a visa at the consulate or embassy in your country, and please contact the Immigration Office to reconfirm your visa application.

Korea University Korean language course (1 session)

Term 10weeks(1semester)
Total class hrs 200hrs
Days of classes Mon.-Fri. (5days/week)
Class time 09:00~13:00
Level Level 6
Number of students Within 15 students
Tuition fee 1,630,000won

※ Admission fee 60,000won(New students only, non-refundable)
※ Textbook fee 39,000~46,000won
※ study abroad fee 950,000won → 690,000won(non-refundable)
※ Registration is possible from 2 semester (20weeks)
※ Level 1 to 4 are open all afternoon and evening classes.

Korea University Korean language program yearly schedule

2018 (1semester 10weeks/yearly 4semesters)

Session Course period Application/deadline Placement test
1 3/9 ~ 5/18 1/31 3/5
2 6/11 ~ 8/22 4/27 6/5
3 9/10 ~11/23 7/27 9/4
4 12/10 ~2019, 2/22 10/31 12/4

※ Registration can be done by the order of payment arrival.
It may be closed earlier depending on the number of students.

2019 (1semester 10weeks/yearly 4semesters)

Session Course period Application/deadline Placement test
1 3/11~ 5/21 1/18 3/5
2 6/13~ 8/23 4/19 6/7
3 9/9~11/22 7/19 9/3
4 12/9 ~2020, 2/21 10/18 12/3

※Registration can be done by the order of payment arrival.
It may be closed earlier depending on the number of students.


Resident`s country of applicant

  1.  A completed Visa application, A valid passport((3.5 x 4.5cm, colour photo)
  2.  A copy of educational institute business registration or certificate of identification
  3.  standard admission letter (official letter from university)
  4.  Certificate of the Current or Last School Attended
  5.  Documents proving Financial Affordability

※ The Last 6 Months Bank Statements Showing at Least 5,000 USD (The 5,000 USD Must have been held in Account for 1 Month at least.

※ If the Applicant is Not Able to Support him/ herself Financially,
Parents Financial Affidavit: photocopy of the parents’ passport, agreement letter with signature which explains the parents will fully support the applicant financially, 6 months bank statement of parents bank account with 5,000USD and birth or family relationship certificate to confirm the relationship between applicant and supporter.

※ In countries where an identity guarantee is required, the person must find the identity guarantor personally, and the guarantor must submit a notarized proof of identity issued by a law office and notorized. A minimum of one year (4 semesters or more) must be registered to issue a D-4 visa

If students plan to study in Korea longer than for three months, they must apply for a D-4 visa. D-4 visas are valid for six months, and can be extended to up to two years at the Korea Immigration Office. Prospective students can apply to Korean embassies or consulates abroad by submitting required documents (letter of acceptance, reference (if applicable), proof of academic funding, etc.). Since it takes approximately one month to receive a D-4 visa, students must apply for it at least two months prior to their program starting date.

International students must visit the immigration office in person within 90 days after entry for alien registration. In addition, they must report their entry to the embassy of their country in Korea. Those who came to Korea with a C-3 visa are recommended to apply for both a D-4 visa (change of residence status) and alien registration together.

  • Required Documents: proof of enrollment, passport, and three photos
  • Place: Sejong-ro Branch, The Seoul Immigration Office
  • Tel : 02-731-1799

If students wish to stay beyond the authorized period of stay, the required documents listed below should be submitted to the admission office or branch from two months prior to the expiration date. If the extension of stay is not applied before the expiration date, penalties will be imposed for the violation of the Immigration Control Act.

  • Place: Immigration office or branch
  • Required Documents: Application form, passport, alien registration card, proof of enrollment, three photos (3.5cm x 4.5cm)
  • Online Application Guide : http://www.hikorea.go.kr (E-application > Civil Affairs Administration > Extension of Stay Permission for Registered Aliens)


  • If a student is unable to participate in our program for personal reasons after completing the enrollment procedure,
    his/her enrollment can be postponed once if the reason for postponement is submitted a week prior to the program starting date.
  • If the student does not attend school in the designated semester, his/her enrollment will be canceled and tuition fees will not be returned.
  • Enrollment cannot be postponed without a visa.


  • Enrollment can be canceled only with the approval of the director of the IFLS.
  • For enrollment cancellation, students must submit required documents.
  • If enrollment is canceled, tuition fees will be returned according to the cancellation policy.


  • A week prior to the starting date: A refund of 90% of tuition fees
  • Within two weeks after the starting date: A refund of 70% of tuition fees
  • Two weeks or later after the starting date: Non-refundable

※The following fees are NOT refundable in all cases.

  • admission fee(application fee)
  • study abroad fee